DHL will increase LTL tariffs in 2015 to ensure high level of service qualityBonn, 10/31/2014, 10:30 AM CET
Since 2013 the company has invested more than any other LTL groupage provider into automation, network quality and customer service.
DHL Freight announced that groupage tariffs for 2015 will be adjusted by up to 5 percent to compensate for the rising external costs of network production. DHL Freight is known to provide its customers with best in class quality for the less than truckload (LTL) groupage service, combined with a superior customer experience. Since 2013 the company has invested more than any other LTL groupage provider into automation, network quality and customer service.
"With the significant external cost challenges this industry is faced with, the market players can only continue to provide shippers with the required quality and technology investments if some of the costs are passed on," says Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Freight.
The main cost drivers in the domestic and international LTL groupage market include severe wage increases caused by driver shortages, higher administration, insurance and environmental fees (e.g. Marpol), the reduction of average shipment sizes and increased delivery frequencies.
The road freight provider operates in more than 50 countries and territories and employs approx. 13000 people.